Catholic Connection – May 8, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Iowa Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments over Webcam Abortions

  • Description: "In August, 2013, the Iowa Board of Medicine voted 8-2 that a physician must be physically present when administering abortion drugs, rather than simply pushing a button at a remote location to provide the drugs after only a video consultation. The new rule prohibited the practice of webcam abortions, which allowed a woman to take abortion-inducing drugs without being physically examined by a doctor before or after the procedure. Planned Parenthood appealed the Medical Board’s ruling, but in August, 2014, Polk County District Court Judge Jeffrey Farrell upheld the ban on webcam abortions." ... (Originally aired March 13, 2015)
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+  St. Francis and Pope Francis: Prayer, Poverty, and Joy in Jesus

  • Description: "What does a medieval Italian Catholic friar and a 21st century Argentinian pope have in common? The central belief that encountering Jesus can change your life and the world. Author, speaker, and professor, Alan Schreck, PhD, offers a fascinating look at Saint Francis and Pope Francis, and what they each have to tell us about following Jesus." (Originally aired January 7, 2015)
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+  St. Francis and Pope Francis: Prayer, Poverty, and Joy in Jesus

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+  Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ and the End of Tolerance in America

  • Description: "The expected Supreme Court decision imposing on 50 states an entirely new understanding of marriage, and the frenzy of hatred that gay activists have stoked against Indiana for trying to shelter religious believers from crippling lawsuits should wake us to a cold and stark reality: The age of tolerance in America is vanishing before your eyes. The question is how Christians and other people of faith and good will are going to respond." ... (Originally aired April 7, 2015)
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